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Royal Gorge Half-Day Rafting Trip

From US$79.00
  • Whitewater rafting through the Royal Gorge
  • Splash down turbulent whitewater rapids
  • Learn from a knowledgeable and professional guide
Royal Gorge Half-Day Rafting Trip
From US$79.00
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Royal Gorge Afternoon Half-DayMost Popular
Trip meets at noon and departs promptly at 12:30. This is approximately 3 hours including shuttle time.
Royal Gorge Morning Half-Day
Trip meets at 8:30am and departs promptly at 9am. This is approximately 3 hours including shuttle time.
When you're rafting beneath walls that tower 1,200 feet through a canyon just 26 feet wide, it suddenly all begins to make sense why this spot's called the Royal Gorge. During this 3 hour Royal Gorge rafting trip, experience the thrill of splashing down rapids with names like Sledgehammer Falls, and enjoy the pristine Colorado scenery from the seat of your whitewater raft. Professional guides help ensure your safety and discuss the history of the gorge, and this is the perfect way to spend half a day when visiting Canon City.
What to Expect
The Royal Gorge is a “must do” half-day whitewater rafting trip in Colorado! You will meet your guide at rafting headquarters in Canon City and then be transported to the river. This 3-hour experience features amazing scenery and awesome rapids, such as Sunshine Falls, Sledgehammer Falls and Wall Slammer.

The Gorge walls rise an incredible 1200 feet above the river, with the narrowest section at about 26 feet across. You’ll raft through the historic Royal Gorge, traveling under the world's highest single-span suspension bridge and the world's highest zipline. It's best to bring sunscreen, sunglasses and quick-dry clothes as you're likely to get wet along the way!
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1 - 5 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rafting trip is super fun

The family Bighorn Rafting trip was so fun we got clear and easy instructions on the water by our guide Collin. He also was concise in helping us navigate the rapids and engaged us in friendly chat during the quieter flat water sections. We really...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
So much fun!

Four of (age 16 and up) went on the half-day raft trip, and it was so much fun! Emily was a fantastic guide. Her experience and directions helped create an adventurous-yet-safe day on the water. We experienced a thunderstorm while down in the Gorge--something we...More

1  Thank FamilyTravelers6_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fantastic Trip

We took a rafting trip with Lost Paddle on 7/22/18. We are from the Midwest and our teens had not rafted before. Joe was absolutely great with our family. He was patient, explained things well, and was friendly and personable providing conversation and history of...More

Thank 716amy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Great time!

Our family of 3 got a raft to ourselves. Our guide, Joe, was knowledgeable and safety oriented, explaining the differences we could expect with a lighter raft and giving us plenty of warning when rapids approached so we could be ready. Definitely a highlight of...More

Thank Rob O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best in Canon City! This is a MUST DO activity if you're in the area. All of the employees at Lost Paddle were pleasant to be around and were very informative. Emily was our tour guide and we couldn't have asked for a better...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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